Wildfire in Gilpin County Prompts Voluntary Evacuations

round the bend fire map tra Wildfire in Gilpin County Prompts Voluntary Evacuations

(credit: CBS)

GILPIN COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A wildfire in Gilpin County has prompted voluntary evacuations in Golden Gate Canyon State Park Saturday afternoon.

The fire is about a half acre in size.

A reverse 911 call went out to residents in a two-mile radius of the fire. That included residents of both Jefferson and Gilpin counties.

Officials believe lightning caused the fire.

Wildfire Resources

– Visit CBSDenver.com’s Wildfire Resources section.

– Read recent Wildfire stories.

Wildfire Photo Galleries

– See images from the most destructive wildfire (Fourmile Fire) and largest wildfire (Hayman Fire) in Colorado history.

Comments

More From CBS Denver

Weather App
CBS Local App
late show with stephen colbert

Listen Live

AM/FM Stations

Featured Shows & Multimedia